Samsung is currently rolling the May 2018 security patch for its latest device the Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 VE 9.7 LTE (SM-T819). The latest software update moves the build number T819XXU2BRE1 to Galaxy Tab S2 VE 9.7 LTE (SM-T819). Of course, the updates are still based on Android 7.0 Nougat. In this post, we will guide you how to install the T819XXU2BRE1 May security patch on Galaxy Tab S2 VE 9.7 LTE. May security patch solves a number of CVEs and other security threats. To know about that in details check out the Google Android security bulletin for May 2018.
Talking about the Specifications, Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 VE 9.7 features a 9.7-inches display with a screen resolution of 1536 x 2048 pixels. The smartphone is powered by Octa-core and Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 coupled with 3GB of RAM. The phone packs 32GB/64GB internal memory which can also be expanded up to 256GB via microSD card. The camera on the Galaxy Tab S2 VE 9.7 comes with 8MP Rear Camera and 2.1MP front shooting camera. Galaxy Tab S2 VE 9.7 runs on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow out of the box which can be later upgradable to Android 7.0 Nougat and a Non-removable Li-Ion 5870 mAh battery. It also has a fingerprint sensor in the front. The handset supports dual sim with 4G on both slots. It comes with connectivity options such as Bluetooth, Wifi, USB OTG, 3G, and 4G.
The T819XXU2BRE1 May Security for Galaxy Tab S2 VE 9.7 LTE is seeding as an airborne update. You can wait for the notification from your device to install it when it knocks into your phone. In another way, you can also manually download and flash the firmware that brings the T819XXU2BRE1 software using the Odin Tool. Below you can find the firmware file for Galaxy Tab S2 VE 9.7 LTE.
If you are waiting for the OTA and it is delaying to show up, you can manually search for it. Simply go to device Settings > About phone > Software updates > Check for Updates. If you get notification of the latest updates then download and install it. It is pretty simple. Connect to a good Wi-Fi network to download the update as it is a large file. Also, make sure to have a full battery charge on your phone. A low battery will interrupt the update installation process.
Download T819XXU2BRE1 May Security for Galaxy Tab S2 VE 9.7 LTE (SM-T819)
Here is the link to download the firmware that brings the May 2018 security update for Galaxy Tab S2 VE 9.7 LTE.
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Before performing the manual update, you have to download some utilities. Also, you have to follow a few things in mind. You can find the utility downloads and other points that in the section below.
- This firmware is for Galaxy Tab S2 VE 9.7 LTE (SM-T819) only. Do not use it on other Samsung devices.
- Make sure your phone has full battery charge otherwise low battery will interrupt the update process.
- A PC and a micro-USB cable.
- Download Latest Odin Tool. You will use this utility to flash the latest firmware on Samsung device.
- Install Samsung Kies Software and latest Samsung USB Drivers on your PC.
- Take a Complete Backup of your phone before Installing new firmware updates.
- GetDroidTips will not be responsible for any bricking/damage to your phone while/after installing this update.
How To Flash Latest firmware Using Odin Tool
Odin Tool is the software that you have to use to install the latest May 2018 firmware for Galaxy Tab S2 VE 9.7 LTE. You have to download the firmware for the respective devices and also the required tools we have mentioned. Then simply follow the illustrative tutorial below to flash the firmware. here is the link to it.
So, that’s it. Install the latest firmware update and fortify your Galaxy Tab S2 VE 9.7 LTE with the latest security patch.